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Louis Desjardins louis.desjardins at gmail.com
Tue Mar 1 17:00:12 CET 2011

2011/3/1 Gregory Pittman <gregp_ky at yahoo.com>

> On 03/01/2011 10:06 AM, Ron Carter wrote:
>>  I’m preparing a submission to a POD publisher who has a size limit on
>> the initial MS, i.e.  prior to acceptance for publication.  Beyond
>> that, I don’t care about the size.  Windows 7  -  Scribus
>> I am very new at Scribus and no nothing about scripts or wiki or
>> layers but I will muddle through (as always).  Thank you all, Louis,
>> George, a.l.e. for your suggestions
> If you look at this wiki page:
> http://wiki.scribus.net/canvas/Image_DPI_and_Scaling,_and_Resultant_File_Sizes
> you can get a sense of how changing some settings in Scribus or
> manipulating the images can variably reduce file size of the PDF.
> Especially with a large document containing many images, you should be
> using the lowest DPI resolution that makes sense for your purpose.
> Typically, 150 to 300 DPI is good enough. Using a tiny part of a very large
> image will load this entire image into the PDF, so cropping before you use
> the image can be a huge savings.

This naturally brings me to the idea of a script that would do that, when
the user is ready, crop the image to the frame + 1 pixel to avoid accidental
white gap between a framed image frame. Is this feasible? What's the best
way to do this, a python script or hard coded into the application?


> Greg
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